Prof. Ken Arnold

Professor at Copenhagen University, Director of Medical Museion and Creative Director at Wellcome

​In 2016 Ken was appointed as Creative Director at Medical Museion, the innovative museum and research unit at the University of Copenhagen. Ken is also the Creative Director at the Wellcome Trust, focussing on evolving the cultural activities of Wellcome Collection beyond London, developing international and national projects across exhibitions, tours, live events, publications, digital and broadcast platforms. Ken worked at museums on both sides of the Atlantic, before joining the Wellcome Trust in 1992. He has over 20 years’ experience of staging critically acclaimed exhibitions and events exploring the connections between medicine, art and life at the Wellcome Collection, where he also developed interdisciplinary cultural projects and co-ordinated its arts funding initiatives.